Reklám

to carry/take coals to Newcastle (UK)

Kűldve: runafes Hétfő, 07/01/2013 - 12:29

Idiomatic translations of "to carry/take coals to ..."

Angol
Sell Ice to an Eskimo
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Angol
a bull in a china shop
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Angol
to sell refrigerators to Eskimos (US)
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Arabic (other varieties)
يبيع الميه في حارة السقايين
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Cseh
Jako slon v porcelánu
Dán
At sælge sand i sahara
Észt
Elevant portselaani poes
Görög
ταύρος σε υαλοπωλείο
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Holland
als een olifant in een porseleinkast
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Kínai
成事不足敗事有餘
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Latin
In silvam ligna ferre
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Lengyel
Jak słoń w składzie porcelany
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Lengyel
Słoń w składzie porcelany
Magyar
Elefánt a porcelánboltban
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Német
wie ein Elefant im Porzellanladen
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Német
სპილო ფაიფურის ჭიქაში. spilo paipuris chikashi
Olasz
Come un elefante in una cristalleria/in un negozio di porcellane
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Orosz
Везти товар туда, где его и без того много
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Orosz
продать слона (он может и слона продать)
Perzsa
زيره به كرمان بردن
Perzsa
شلوغش کردن
Spanyol
echar agua al mar
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Spanyol
Ladrar a la luna
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Spanyol
Llevar hierro a Vizcaya
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Spanyol
Ir a vendimiar y llevar uvas de postre
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Spanyol
Como un elefante en una cacharrería
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Spanyol
Llevar leña al monte/agua al mar
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Szlovák
Ako slon v porceláne
Szlovén
Obnašati se kot slon v trgovini s porcelanom.
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Thai
เอาแป้งนวลไปขายชาววัง (Ao Paeng Nuan Pai Khai Chao Wang)
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Thai
เอามะพร้าวหาวไปขายสวน (Ao Maphrao Hao Pai Khai Suan)
Török
körler mahallesinde ayna satmak
Török
Müslüman mahallesinde salyangoz satmak.

Meanings of "to carry/take coals to ..."

Horvát

Dati nešto mjestu ili osobi koja već ima mnogo toga. Raditi besmislen posao kao "Nositi ugljen u Newcastle (UK)".

Explained by MaryanchyMaryanchy on Szerda, 09/01/2019 - 17:23
Explained by MaryanchyMaryanchy
Angol

to supply something to a place or person that already has a lot of that particular thing.

Explained by runafesrunafes on Hétfő, 07/01/2013 - 12:29
Explained by runafesrunafes
Orosz

Везти товар туда, где его и без того много

Дословно: "везти уголь в Ньюкасл" (Ньюкасл - центр угольной промышленности)

Explained by Alexander FreiAlexander Frei on Hétfő, 22/01/2018 - 14:15
Explained by Alexander FreiAlexander Frei